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  • With poll, Obama foundation hints at library's likely site

    The foundation developing Barack Obama's future presidential library has commissioned polling in Chicago to determine whether residents support building it on the South Side, people close to the foundation said, in the clearest sign to date that the...
  • Indiana heart disease survivors work to spread awareness

    Olivia Stonehill and Mary Rowan are alive today because of recent advancements in heart-care technology. And they're sharing their stories in the hopes of spreading awareness and inspiring future improvements. Let's start with Olivia. The Valparaiso...
  • Recommended classical concerts of the week in Chicago

    Recommended classical concerts of the week in Chicago
    Ars Viva Symphony Orchestra: Concertmaster David Taylor is joined by his stand mate, violinist Ilya Kaler, for double concertos by J.S. Bach and Malcolm Arnold. Music director Alan Heatherington will also lead works by Grieg and Elliott Carter. 3 p.m....
  • Park advocates: More time needed on Obama library decision

    The president of a group opposing proposals to put President Barack Obama's library on South Side park land is skeptical of a poll saying area residents support the project. Friends of the Parks president Cassandra Francis expressed skepticism over how...
  • River Grove Village Board member Kathryn Bruce dies

    River Grove Village Board member Kathryn Bruce dies
    A longtime River Grove resident and Village Board member died early Thursday morning during surgery to receive a liver transplant. River Grove Trustee Kathryn Bruce, 50, had been a River Grove Village Board member since 2008. She died Feb. 26 due to a...
  • After Derrick Rose knee injury, Bulls face choice of surgeries

     After Derrick Rose knee injury, Bulls face choice of surgeries
    Just 15 months after Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose tore the meniscus in his right knee, sidelining him for most of a season, the point guard and his team face another decision between two likely surgeries after a new tear was diagnosed this week....
  • Michael Franti concert helps fight juvenile diabetes

    Michael Franti concert helps fight juvenile diabetes
    The Event: Some 438 friends and supporters flocked to funky Metro Chicago on Jan. 29 to help raise money for Friends United for Juvenile Diabetes Research. Their good deed was rewarded with an acoustic concert by composer/musician, Michael Franti. Known...
  • Palzet leaving D39 to become superintendent in Burr Ridge

    The search is on for a new Wilmette Junior High School principal, now that Dave Palzet, who also headed Highcrest Middle School, has announced that he will be leaving Wilmette School District 39 at the end of this school year. Palzet, 41, will become...
  • Rauner appoints Smart, Cepeda to U. of I. board

     Rauner appoints Smart, Cepeda to U. of I. board
    Gov. Bruce Rauner has appointed two Chicago business executives to fill seats on the University of Illinois board of trustees, his office announced Tuesday. They are Jill Smart, a former chief human resources officer for management consulting firm...
  • Who is Susan Sher? Head of U. of C. Obama library bid, mom of Oscar winner

     Who is Susan Sher? Head of U. of C. Obama library bid, mom of Oscar winner
    Susan Sher was at her son Graham Moore's side in Los Angeles over the weekend, beaming as he won an Oscar for best adapted screenplay. Next month, Sher will be after a prize of her own. As senior adviser to University of Chicago President Robert Zimmer,...
  • Oscar-winning writer Graham Moore, of Chicago, discusses his depression

     Oscar-winning writer Graham Moore, of Chicago, discusses his depression
    Growing up in Chicago's Lincoln Park as a movie fan with Hollywood aspirations, Graham Moore had rehearsed this moment many times. Those practiced Oscar speeches, delivered into shampoo bottles, never involved a laundry list of thank-yous. "This topic...